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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L compressor VIN: WAULT64B12
hello, we don't work on these car much not to sure how this comp. works no power wire to clutch I belive it works off pressure.the comp. clutch runs when you turn the a/c on.fully charged system we don't have the import scanner to check codes in head.no codes ...
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2002 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUML44D92
This car first came in for no start condition. I determined that the fuel pump was bad. I replaced the fuel pump and found that the car would only run if it had 1/4 tank or more. I then removed the level sensor that is in the fuel pump so I could see where the...
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L Mmi VIN: WAUDH74F56
This vehicle came from another shop.Car had few inches of water on floor. They dried out and noticed radio/navigation controls partially inop. They suspected faulty interface (wet) at driver feet. Replaced interface and vehicle does same thing. No scrolling wi...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L vanos VIN: 5UXFB33502
i installed both cylender heads now i am setting the vanos units up per service info when turning the left bank unit it goes easily to continuity and stays there however the right bank takes more than the 40nm to turn it to its stop and then it turns back a li...
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2006 BMW 525i 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WBANE53536
This vehicle came in intermittent going into limp mode, had various Vanos system faults, and some communication faults, and brake light plausibility fault. Replaced a vanos solenoid and cam sensors, all vanos faults gone, however limp mode apparently being cau... Trouble codes: 2F63, 51AE, 5F37
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L temperature gauge VIN: WBAWR33537
originally came in for temp gauge goes high (which is an oil temp gauge) and a code p2570 . replaced indicated radiator and thermostat. at idle it stays dead center on the gauge. the fan works at multi speed when needed.when driving on the freeway it rises to ...
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2000 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6EL12Y0Y
I am hoping someone out there has seen a Cad Northstar engine with a problem like this before. Engine will miss at idle only(650 to 700 rpm).Not a hard dead miss. Raise rpm to 800 and miss goes away. It is misfiring on #3 cylinder only. Will not miss hard enou... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire)
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Charging VIN: 1GCCS19495
truck came in running poorly. found plugs fouled and wires routed incorrectly. also alt. was not charging. replaced plugs and routed wires correctly truck ran much better. the problem now is when alt is plugged in (one wire plug w/brown wire) engine misses. al...
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK34J7Y
Pickup came in running very poorly with a bad knock in lower end of motor. Put in rebuilt motor, rebuilt trany, cap, rotor, plugs, wires, and fuel filter. This is when the fun began! It starts fine, runs fine, until it goes into closed loop. It starts to missf... Trouble codes: P0132, P0151
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L readiness moniters VIN: 1GNCS13W41
This vehicle came into our shop about a month ago with a code p0446. We replaced evaporative vent valve, problem appeared to be corrected, no codes are pending, but readiness moniters were not resetting. We advised customer to drive for a while then return to ...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Stalling VIN: 1GNDT13W01
This blazer came to with a stalling when hot condtion, it has been very hard to duplicate, I did get it to act up once, I let it idle for about 3 hours and when I went to put it in drive to pull it in the car stalled, I did not have my fuel pressure gauage hoo...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L odometer VIN: 1G1JC52F34
The odometer decided to go to 999999 and stay there, the speedometer is fine and accurate, the trip meter works but indicates too hi, shows 10k after doing approx 2k, vss and all other monitored data is fine, scanner indicates proper serial number for vehicle....
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1ZT54875
No codes to go by. After fueling up the car will sometimes loose power stall and be hard to restart. I researched it and I got some feedback on purge valve getting stuck but no explanation of why. Whatever input on this or any other possibilities appreciated.
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Blower control unit VIN: 2C3HE66G7X
Thanks to everyone for there ideas on this one!! We have a 300m that keeps toasting blower motor control modules (auto a/c) we have replaced the module multiple times and have even put a new blower motor in it. it keeps taking out the controller and were not s...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L Parking brake VIN: 2C3AA53G45
Chrysler 300 here with a broken ratchet mechanism for parking brake. The parking brake will not stay engaged but when pushed down noticed cable is moving properly. Wondering if anyone has ran into this before as I have called dealer and turns out part is disco...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP54L0V
Hello, van came in with mil on otherwise no complaint. It has a P0171 so I checked for vacuum leaks, with carb cleaner and a smoke machine, and found none. I checked fuel pressure, in specs. I checked MAP sensor, in specs. I cleared codes and drove and while d... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system lean)
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7KF236X1
vehicle stalled and wont restart. Found air in system, bleed system and it started and ran, test drive it died. Noticed transfer pump not running. let sit for about 10 minutes and transfer pump started running again. Code p1689 was set. Again test drive to ver... Trouble codes: P1689
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L engine VIN: 1D7HA18D65
this vehicle is a cranks ok no start no spark, has by the part numbers original spark plugs gap is .070" and spec is .045" the oil is a bit low and dark teenager owns it and does not take care of it. The strange thing is there is no spark and no compression th...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Cuts out VIN: WD0BD64456
This 2.7L diesel 2500 Sprinter has a lack of power, black smoke. Two code P2511 EGR P2359 Turbo boost. Pin test in Mitchell is unclear. We removed the EGR and cleaned some corrosion inside the valve all appears ok. Cleared codes and it ran great shut if off tw... Trouble codes: P2511, P2359 (Turbo)
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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Stall VIN: 1D7HA18N08
This vehicle is stalling out on me very intermittently. Might stall within 10min of run time up to 90min then it will stall out. Has no codes present, No history codes. Checked fuel pressure, fuel pressure is good when it stalled. After that checked the TIPM( ...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A7P
Hello thanks for reading I have 2.3 in a 1993 ford ranger 5sp with no a/c can not access with scanner for codes intake side coil has no signal when running at low or high rpm has power to center wire the other two wires have power but no pulse I know that it s...
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1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L overdrive
Customer's complaint was a flashing overdrive indicator and a intermittant overdrive shift condition which translated to a symptom of overdrive toggle shifting.I scanned the vehicle and got a P0503 so I removed the transfer case extension housing to inspect fo...
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44UX3
I hope some one can shed some light. this truck will servilely miss on accell anything above 3/4 throttle. with ids in power balance mode on first miss stops and displays cam crank sync error. we have replaced cam/crank sensors twice, with oe parts, I have run...
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2003 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L Instrument cluster VIN: 1FMNU41L43
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. I have this 2003 Excursion in that I am not sure what to do with. The instrument cluster, radio and power windows are inoperative. I can jump pins 87 and 30 at the accessory delay relay the radio and the windows work. ...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L compressor VIN: 1FTWW31P95
Thanks for reading. Clutch will not engage, can make it engage by touching relay post to compressor with test lite on ground side of batt. From what I can see on wiring diagram this post gets its ground signal from PCM. Don't want to throw PCM at it. apparentl...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21588
My scan tool reads 38 PSI from fuel rail..Only code is cam sensor,bank 1..Trucks cranks over but backfires while cranking & does not start..I have another truck with the same code but it starts up...Will a bad sensor create backfire ... It is a 5.4 & I am thin...
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2010 Ford Fusion Sport 3.5L trans leak pump seal VIN: 3FAHP0DC9A
After swap a stream of transmission fluid was coming from the from the front pump seal area. We were assured no difference between 2010 fusion 3.5 and 2008 Taurus 3.5 engine. removed engine and replace seal with new ford seal reinstalled engine. no leaks idlin...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L no comunication VIN: 1HGES15571
Hey guys need your help. I got this civic that customer brought to me b cause of erratic rpm going too high or too low I proceeded to hook my solus ultra and cannot get comunication by going obd2 global or puttuing specific vin# then I follow the diagnostic ch...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Air temp VIN: 5GRGN23U53
I have been blessed with working on a Hummer H2 stretch limo. A/c doesnt blow cold. I charged it, and installed a used compressor(not in that order :P) per customer request as he just bought this and the compressor pulley was seized. The customer states that i...
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2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN56D56
Hi Techs, First time I seen this code. Ohm O2 pin 1 and pin 41 on pcm per Mitchell, ok. connection seem ok. BTW the mil is off and no pending code so this code is like history code P2626. Thanks for any help.Ric Trouble codes: P2626 (O2 Pumping Current trim circuit/ open b1s1)
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GW58S4X
Hi everyone. This Jeep is causing us to pull out our hair. What we have going on is a no crank situation. These seem to be a common occurrence for us on Chryslers here lately but this one is very intermitting and we can not duplicate. We have started this Jeep...
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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Check engine light VIN: 1J8GR48K67
Jeep / Chrysler tech's P 1404 EGR code, Scan & perform function test for flow, will stall engine, this code is for a un reconized EGR flow ? i am not to experianced with Jeep, by engine stalling safe to say the system recieves the command & the EGR ports are c...
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1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Windows VIN: SALHC1342R
Having trouble identifying correct window control module for this vehicle. Has 20 pin connector- four rows of five pins. Wires go to window switches and window motors. Got prc 6859, but only has 7 pin connector. Amr 1282 has 8 pin and 10 pin. Located in center...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L injector pump VIN: WDB1241301
I have this gray car from germany and the injector pump is leaking. After looking up in my online information, there is no help, Has anyone had one of these off and if so how do you remove the pump and install to get it in time ??? Never had this type of probl...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L warning ligh VIN: WDBLJ65G2W
This car came in after sitting in storage for ten years. Customer had already replaced battery. I tested for no start, replaced fuel pump and filter and now car runs great. I have found 2 issues which the customer would like corrected. 1)there is a symbol of a...
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1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L alternator VIN: 1ZWFT6161X
Customer replaced battery,still going dead,I checked charging system only 3.5 volts,alternator is soaked with oil really bad,my question does anyone have an easy fix to replace this monster as customer is the usual low on funds type.So if I could get an easy w...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on, code P1233 VIN: 2MEFM75W84
Gents and gals. Have this Grand Marq. with a code in it. P1233. Car has no sympt. other than a small shake that is very intermin. Never seen this code before. All I did was to check all the electrical connectors for this fuel system and found all to be clean a... Trouble codes: P1233 (fuel pump control module)
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera S 3.3L Stall
this vehicle as you accelerate it will cut off as if you turned key off.put in nutral will start right back up.I jacked car up left wheel first runs fine ,then i jacked right side up run it in gear it cuts off.unpluged vss sensor runs fine. need help not sure ...
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2005 Pontiac GTO 6.0L remote locks VIN: 6G2VX12U85
when using the remote to lock doors sometimes drivers side lights come on and stay on until unlock or drains battery. If loud car or bike sets alarm off the lights will come on when nobody is around and drain battery. If remote is not used battery will not dra...
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2002 Porsche 911 GT2 3.6L Valve Lift VIN: WP0AA29932
Hello Porsche Techs, We have a misfire issue and a code P1361 for Valve lift control cylinder # 2 intermittent. The engine has good compression and excellent leak down percentages. We know that the valve lifters can have issues and cause these codes. I'd like ...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L steering column VIN: YS3FD46YX3
When driving around town display on dash showed message "Steering disabled. Stop safely and contact Saab". The customer was alarmed and had the car towed in. A scan with TechII and Candi box showed no steering related codes but showed a code for rejected tran...
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2008 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L Mechanical VIN: 1G8ZV57748
I have dug myself into a hole. I started to replace this transmission and don't have a lift. I would like to know if anyone has change the transmission in one of these cars without a lift? Apparently I need to drop front subframe with engine and trans together...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L door ajar light in dash VIN: 4S4BP61C95
Hello everyone. Long time listener first time caller. I have this 05 legacy that whippin me here. The Right rear door ajar light is on at all times. Checked switch and had ground on both sides. Traced back to body integrated unit. I changed that and now switch...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 1NXBR12E2Y
hello group customer brought in vehicle with intermittent complaint of hesitation,no power esp. from dead stop..looked up in archives and it was typical symptom for mass air flow,,first i cleaned original one,,no change lt trim is about 39 and short trim varie... Trouble codes: P0171
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBT44A62
Need help on this in a bad way. Changed all O2 sensors with Toyota parts including thermostat and temp sensor. sometimes this vehicle reads sensors fine then sometimes it doesn't. Don't know what else to look for. Cant find a vacume leak or misfire. Fuel press... Trouble codes: P0125, P0130, P0133
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2004 Toyota Camry SE 3.3L A/C clutch VIN: 4T1BA32K14
Hi Toyota Gurus and fellow, Car came in with slipping A/C clutch and we first replace A/C compressor with dryer and 2 days later we found,that the A/C clutch was disengage intermittent as the same time green LED light at A/C button keeps flashing. So from a ex...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L engine VIN: 9BWDD61J61
Vehicle came in making a strange sound from the area of the timing belt and with a severe oil leak that appeared to come from the front main seal. We took off the timing covers and found a badly frayed timing belt, especially on both outside edges. Oil covered...
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L exhaust cam VIN: 3VWXJ81K97
Performing chain and tensioner replacement on this 2.0 turbo due to knocking noise.Found sealing rings on cover for cam adjuster brittle and broken.My question is does anyone know where I can get just the sealing rings or do we have to buy the entire cover?
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2008 Volvo XC70 3.2 3.2L Mechanical VIN: YV4BZ98288
Hello Volvo techs, Hopefully this is a simple request. We are trying to find the a/c drain tube. the customer is getting water on his feet and on passenger side. we would like to clear this before we look to anything else. so far we have not been able to iden...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Forward Gears VIN: WAUZL54B5Y
We will post this as fixed because we all know what needs to happen with this transmission. We are replacing it. I did find a couple Youtube videos of these transmissions. The drum does crack and cause the clutch pack to not hold pressure any longer. The lack ...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L A/C inop VIN: WBAAM3341Y
Most of you think about the air flap,slightly restricted... but we did replaced every thing,what need to be done. Also reopen all pipes and lines to clean them out again. It stay exactly the same. So we got frustrated and just send the customer out of the shop...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Srs Light On VIN: 4USBT334X3
Many helpful responses, and I want to thank everyone who responded. However, the only thing that was conclusive was that the passenger side door air bag was at lower than specified resistance. Part was not available for three weeks. Also, since I could not det...
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2008 BMW 328i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBAVC57598
Thanks to all who responded. It sure is gratifying to know that if you keep beating on a BMW it will finally respond. It took four trys but finally it reset. I still have a CF-17 but at least the dash looks clear of probs. Thanks guys for helping me out and if...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCCS195X1
The short answer is that the ignition module was bad. The long answer is I'm very dissapointed in all the replies that said timing. I posted in the original request that i had visually inspected the timing and shame on all you who couldn't understand that, a...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GBJG31R32
ok guys still fighting i pulled heads off found bent valve number six so we sent the heads out repaired heads put all back together unbelievable this thing runs worse thgen before dont think this one can be fixed any suggestions would help Trouble codes: 300 (Mifire).
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L fuel VIN: 1GCEK19V13
evening all I checked the odometer with the mile marker posts on freeway and it is really close,so I guess it is like most said bigger tires more power to move,if I find anymore I,ll repost.Thanks for the advice
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2004 Chevrolet Classic (Car) LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52F94
Sorry this took so long. Well here it is, after weeks of messing with this and loading the powers and grounds as many said to do I finally ended up checking all of the pin tightness on pcm connectors. Found a couple that were loose so made them tighter and it ... Trouble codes: B1379 (device ign 3 circuit), U1000 (loss of serial data for class 2), U1088 (loss of SRS/SDM comm).
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK23U86
Thanks guys for all the help, after re-checking everything and doing a leakdown test on #6 everything still pointed to fuel pressure or restricted exhaust. I took the entire exhaust on bank 2 out of the truck and found it was plugged between the manifold and c... Trouble codes: P0300, P0101.
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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L chargeing VIN: 1GCHK53K99
The cust, did say the different battery helped, but when he switched hearing aids the noise went away . Sorry for the slow reply, sometimes cust want help but wont tell us any input untill they have the car fixed. Thanks Mark
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.3L Cluster VIN: 2C4GP44R05
First of all I would like to say thank you for all your replies(our scan tool will be gone for about 3 weeks so we have just a plain jane loaner one for now). The customer had picked up the car the date we posted this and called the next evening to say that th...
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2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28ZXY
Thank you all for your time to try anx help me. As suggested I intentionally set a code by disconnecting the tps. After that I wasnt able to duplicate the symptom again. After reconnecting the tps and clearing the code I redrove the vehicle twice and let it co...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 3-4 shift VIN: 3D7LU38C03
thanks to all for your help. turns out had valves in valve body sticking . removed and repaired valve body. customer drove on 900 mile trip all is good. thanks iatn!!!
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21P43
This truck is out the door, Kevin, Andy, Matthew and Michael all hit the nail on the head, Frame rail fuel pump. I did check the ICP and no oil on the pigtail. It appears the ICP code is due to the lack of fuel pressure from the pump as they work in tandem. I ... Trouble codes: P0232 (Hard code-- f/pump secondary circuit), P2285 (Hard code-- injector control pressure sensor).
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2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L turn and brake lights VIN: 1FAFP34N86
I recieved six replies on this problem. And for that I'm thankful. I just didn't get the magick bullet I was hoping for. I spent hour and hours working on this car. I Tested from every angle I could think of. Every test led me right back to the GEM being bad. ...
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2008 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Light on all the time VIN: 1FTRX12W18
Thanks for the information. I am closing this for now as I do not know when I will be getting the truck back from the company. I will look into all the places that everyone said to look at closely. I will also post and update to this when I get it back and hav...
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2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTFW1EV5A
Inspected the intermediate steering shaft u joints and found that the upper joint was tight, it was hard to move by hand. Replaced it and had customer drive is for several days, he has had no problems. It has been a few weeks not with not problems. This has fi...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Black/white smoke VIN: 1GTHK23245
Well I wish I could say this thing is fixed but its not. At least not yet. After putting this request in, we called the GB injector company tech hotline. They said we did everything we could do before calling and told us get 8 new injectors. We did. We also ad... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire), P0303, P0404, P0401 (EGR flow insufficent).
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L CEL on VIN: JHMCG658X1
thanks to all that replied the computer did not reboot the first time so I put the cables together with a pair of vise grips for a minuet or so and it did reboot I put it back togeather and started it and no light I went through a scan just to see all sensors ...
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2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality
NOT MUCH HELP ON THIS ONE,CUSTOMER TOOK IT TO DEALER AND THEY SAID POSSIBLE MAP SENSOR (WHICH I ALREADY DID,WITH OE),WIRE LOOM ETC.IN OTHER WORDS,WE DONT KNOW EITHER.CUST HAS NOT YET RETURNED IT TO THEM FOR FURTHER DIAG.I WILL POST A FIX WHEN I GET USEFUL INFO... Trouble codes: P2279.
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2009 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L lift gate lock
Hello everybody, and thanks for the great responses. I got this one fixed. It turns out that the lock signal to the lift gate is sent thru multiple modules before it actually gets to the lift gate lock actuator. You will not easily find this in any posted...
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2007 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K17
Jerry from Ohio and others who helped me on the 2007 Liberty with mis fire on 2-4-6 ONLY at base 650 rpm idle. The reman head on that side was an afetrmarket recondition complete head. Remember -run and static and leakdown were fine. It turns out I swapped cam... Trouble codes: P0302, P0304, P0306.
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2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L Lighting VIN: SALNE22264
So this issue was extremly intermitant and for 3 days it would happen only for 5 minutes at a time, then on Friday the lights were coming on the dash and the brake lights were not working and we found the fuse for this circuit with no power fuse #2 and traced ...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Suspension VIN: SALSH23406
I install new compressor & relay , Let it sit overnight,came next day & all the suspension at the same height, it looks like the compressor has an internal leak. Thanks to everyone who took the time to help
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1968 Lincoln Continental 7.5L Power Steering VIN: 8Y82A84030
Thanks for your patience men. Due to scarcity of parts for this old rig, we had to wait for owner to source one, and it was not a top priority last month. Fix was indeed a replacement pump. She found a very choice, reman unit from Lincoln Parts Internationa...
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2010 Lincoln MKS 3.7L pedal VIN: 1LNHL9DR2A
cust. said he has a warranty on car taking back to dealer. Thanks for your help.
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MELM74W7T
Thanks for all the help. Used engine computer from bone yard and it starts and runs and has communication. The old ECM was cutting out and quiting and restarting after sitting like a crank sensor for a long time and finally died.
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2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L harsh downshift 35-25 mph VIN: 1MEFM40185
yes tsb#8-24-1 fixes harsh down shift at 25-35 mph and harsh downshift during kickdown to pass conditions hot. i forgot to mention in my original post this only happens hot trans. thank you's go out to alex, and patric for repling and saying it takes care of t...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L injection VIN: 3N1CB51D23
THe procedure I emploer to fix the problem was to turn the cam sensor 180 degrees and try to start the engine. as the engine started immediately, it told me that the timing chain had jumped a tooth or more. This is a very easy procedure to do. Thank you to a...
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1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Horn VIN: 1G3AL54N6N
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED.I NEVER FOUND A HORN RELAY!OUT OF DESPERATION I REMOVED THE HORN PAD TP SEE IF THERE WAS POWER AT THE WIRE IN THE TURN SIGNAL CAM.THE SPRING LOADED WIRE WAS NOT MAKING A GOOD CONTACT,AND ALSO THE HORN PAD ITSELF NEEDED SOME "ADJUSTM...
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1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L odometer/speedometer VIN: WP0ZZZ91ZE
Thanks to those who responded ultimately lead to repair! Disconnected VSS at rear seat access. Connected an ohm meter verified function of reed switch and ruled out interior magnets. There are 3 re/br wires connected to this speedo after a quick ohm check to i...
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2010 Suzuki Kizashi SE 2.4L No Start VIN: JS2RE9A38A
Sent the car to the dealer. Like I had posted when I depress the brake the vehicle will turn over just wouldn't start. Dealer says the key module is bad. talked to a tech that stated always disconnect the negative battery on those cars when doing any testing. ... Trouble codes: P0703 (Brake switch b circuit), U0100 (Lost Communication with ecm).
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2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L skid control VIN: JT3HN86R42
thank you leonard, avinash & raymond for your replies !!! they were greatly appreciated... avinash, you did make me think twice about the ckp circuit.. so, i did go back and put the scope on the ckp, and the "ne" ckt from the pcm, to the skid control... the...
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2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Engine Compression VIN: 4T1BF28BX3
Thanks everyone. Pulled off crank pulley and lower timing cover found water pump bearing bad caused belt to shred on inside of edge (not visible from top side of engine) fibers wrapped around crank pulley. Put new water pump on and timing belt and car runs...
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2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7L Steering VIN: 5TFBV54178
we turned the steering wheel and watched the u-joint directly above the rack and every time it would bind the u-joint was in the same position. we removed the steering shaft and found that u-joint to be very stiff going one direction Thanks to all for your gre...
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